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Local News

FBI: Phishing scam targeting victims' direct bank deposits
Fayetteville residents coping with damage from Florence and Matthew
From death row to preacher, man changed NC's death penalty law has died
Man arrested after woman's body found in laundry bin in Goldsboro
Child porn charges filed against man accused of threatening Wake Forest school
Raleigh man charged in fatal Surf City crash
Eight arrested for firing shots throughout Raleigh
Durham golf instructor hurt when her cart was struck in hit-and-run encourages driver to come forward
With unemployment low, some businesses try to bind employees with noncompete clauses
Calls to hotline for sex assault victims spike after Kavanaugh hearings

News

Dan el Premio Nobel de Economía a William Nordhaus y Paul Romer por sus estudios sobre "los problemas más fundamentales de nuestro tiempo"
Outside the Box : Opinion Roundup: Confirming Kavanaugh, U.S. House race, storms keep coming and more
Una de cada tres estudiantes británicas con uniforme es acosada sexualmente, según investigación
Periodista saudí sigue desaparecido en Turquía y se sospecha de Arabia Saudita: esto es todo lo que se sabe
Praying for Jamal Khashoggi
7 prioridades para la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas
¿Cómo vivir más tiempo? Cuatro motivos por los que trabajar menos podría ayudarte a ello
Cristo José, el niño de cinco años cuyo secuestro causa indignación en Colombia
Durham students get to start day late to allow for Election Day crowds
A Really Good Thing Happening in America
The Paranoid Style in GOP Politics
Editorials of The Times

Weather

Hurricane Michael on track to bring wet, windy end to the week
The second anniversary of Hurricane Matthew brings uncertainty to Fair Bluff
Matthew, Florence, now Michael: Storm-damaged Robeson County braces for more
WRAL WeatherCenter Blog : This might be a good year to spot some Draconid meteors
Road to recovery remains long in Princeville two years after Hurricane Matthew

State News

@NCCapitol : Wake DA looks at House speaker's roles as private attorney, public legislator
@NCCapitol : Lawmakers leery of handing money out to farmers after Florence

National News

Taylor Swift, Apolitical No More, Endorses Democratic Candidates in Tennessee
20 lives cut short in Schoharie limo crash
Four sisters, newlyweds celebrating birthday among 20 killed in Schoharie limo crash
#MeToo Is a ‘Movement Toward Victimization,’ GOP Senate Candidate Says
Tragedy in Schoharie grim reminder of Ethan Allen
Limousine's safety features to be scrutinized
Limousine's safety features to be scrutinized
Life on the dirtiest block in San Francisco
Hurricane Michael Strengthens and Threatens to Hit Florida Panhandle
Rebuilding in Santa Rosa, a Year After the Tubbs Fire
That New Apple Watch EKG Feature? There Are More Downs Than Ups
Voting concerns, safety key issues in Ohio secretary of state race
Is pot dangerous? Dayton ballot issue reignites debate
In a Mississippi Restaurant, Two Americas Coexist Side by Side
Hubble Telescope, Disoriented by Mechanical Failure, Takes a Nap to Reboot
Deep in Human DNA, a Gift From the Neanderthals
How a Seafloor Blob Became Mexico’s ‘Black Gold’
Cleveland Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice Is Hired by Another Ohio Police Department
The Secret to Aging Well? Contentment
Slowing as We Grow Older
Amputations and Lacerations: Your Front Lawn Is a Jungle
Your Dog May Be Smart, but She’s Not Exceptional
Health and Fitness News and Notes
A Mysterious Fossil Points to the Origins of Lizards and Snakes
Does Coenzyme Q10 Reduce Statin-Related Muscle Aches?
A Tube of DNA? Not Pretty, but That’s Life.
The Pull of Jupiter
The Hidden Dangers of Riding in a Stretch Limousine
Giving the World of Sound to Deaf Children
Obama Just Gave a College Grad a Job Reference. The Job? State Senator.
California Candidates for Governor Finally Debate
Scott Wilson, ‘Walking Dead’ and ‘In Cold Blood’ Actor, Dies at 76
Limousine Owner Had Shoddy Record and Shady Dealings
Weather
Trump Will Loosen Ethanol Rules, Aiding Anxious Farmers Ahead of Midterm Elections
Trump Silent on U.N. Climate Warning
National News at a Glance
Woman, 71, Is Sexually Assaulted and Her Husband Attacked in Brooklyn Home Invasion
GOP Donors Shift Attention and Cash From Governor’s Race to N.Y. Senate
Kanye West Expected to Visit Trump at the White House
Migrant Children in Search of Justice: A 2-Year-Old’s Day in Immigration Court
To Tackle Climate Change, a New U.N. Climate Report Says Put a High Price on Carbon

World News

Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova raped and murdered
Australia’s Other Great (and Threatened) Coral Reefs
Doctor found guilty but acquitted in Spain's decades-old 'stolen babies' case
"We heard gunshots all through the day," says Cameroon voter
Jamal Khashoggi: The man who knew what crossing Bin Salman could cost
Romania vote to ban same-sex marriage fails on low turnout
What the new report on climate change expects from you
Turkey's President: Saudis should prove missing journalist left consulate
Interpol Chief Was China’s Pride. His Fall Exposes the Country’s Dark Side.
Bulgarian Journalist, Host of Anti-Corruption TV Show, Is Beaten and Killed
Journalist’s Expulsion From Hong Kong ‘Sends a Chilling Message’
Why Half a Degree of Global Warming Is a Big Deal
Rwandan opposition party leader feared dead amid reports he escaped from prison
In Spain’s ‘Stolen-Babies’ Scandal, Doctor Escapes Punishment
How to Attract a Killer Tigress? Try a Man’s Cologne.
Pompeo and His Chinese Counterpart Trade Harsh Words
What Pompeo May Have Gotten in His Meeting With North Korea’s Leader
2nd Skripal Poisoning Suspect Is a Russian Military Doctor, Report Says
‘Our Hands Can Reach You’: Khashoggi Case Shakes Saudi Dissidents Abroad
Economics of Climate Change and Innovation
Brazil Voters Edge Toward a ‘Last Resort’ Leader
World News at a Glance
The Many Dangers of Being an Afghan Woman in Uniform

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Traffic wrecks snarl morning commute for some Triangle motorists

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Business

China is pumping more cash into its economy as the trade war heats up
Trade war looms over summit of global finance chiefs
Nobel Prize in economics awarded to William Nordhaus and Paul Romer
Staffing up for the holidays was already tough. Then came Amazon.
Best Buy is cashing in as Americans grow older
Cash-strapped GE unloads $1 billion of energy investments
Facebook’s First Gadget Is a Chat Screen With a Camera That Follows You Around
Airbus has a new CEO. Can he take the company to new heights?
The Nasdaq is getting crushed. Here's why
The Most Powerful Oil Men in the World
Shopping for Bathroom Faucets
Oil Company Headquarters Make a Powerful Statement
Satellites Aid the Chase for Better Information on Oil Supplies
Update: Kurdistan and the Battle Over Oil
Former Trump Aide Hope Hicks to Join Fox as Communications Chief
In a Prize for Big Oil Firms, Caspian Deal Eases Access
Orsted, a Giant in Offshore Wind Farms, Makes a Move in the U.S.
Disney’s TV Division Makes Room for Fox Executives
Marriott’s Merger of Hotel Rewards Programs Tests Members’ Loyalty
Who Knew? These Countries All Produce Oil
Sovereign Wealth Funds Embrace Their Growing Ambitions
The Oil Industry Is Enjoying a Boom, but Will it Last?
Staffing firm offers free training for hospitality jobs
Pensions Get Bolder in Challenging Private Equity on Investments’ Human Cost
When Imported Steel Makes Sense, Despite Tariffs
Google Plus Will Be Shut Down After User Information Was Exposed
The trade war will hit US and Chinese growth next year, the IMF warns
Business News at a Glance

Lifestyles

Go Ask Mom : Amanda Lamb: Seeking help for 'Serenity' in Wilmington after Florence
Go Ask Mom : NC State Fair to offer new display designed for those with visual impairments
Aging Well : Showing Up
It’s Time to Become a Time Realist
Go Ask Mom : Girl.ology, Guy.ology returns to WakeMed: Program provides frank, but fun talk about puberty
This Change In Your Fingernails Could Be A Sign Of Lung Cancer
Melania Trump: Out of Africa, Still in Costume
After Facebook post, neglected puppy gets care, love on road to recovery
2001: When the Internet Was, Um, Over?
Go Ask Mom : Julia Sims: Mama's got game

Entertainment

WRAL.com at the State Fair : Your N.C. State Fair bucket list
Lil Wayne's Atlanta concert ends in mayhem
You're not the only one still thinking about the dog from 'A Star Is Born'
It's Taylor Swift versus Kanye West again
What's on Tap : Events this week: State Fair, Chris Stapleton
In Paris, a Celebration of Caravaggio’s Roman Days
Simple Minds hope you don't forget about them
Simple Minds hope you don't forget about them
Lil Wayne’s Long-Delayed ‘Tha Carter V’ Is a Streaming Blockbuster
Illuminating Gauguin’s ‘Decisive Experience’ in Martinique
Movie About Church Sexual Abuse Is a Contentious Hit in Poland
Rose McGowan says she didn't slam #MeToo
Setting a Timely Stage for Ettore Sottsass
'The Circus' explores 'distinctly American' history, and how TV toppled the big top
At Tate Modern, an Anni Albers Retrospective
WRAL.com at the State Fair : Not all deep-fried: Alligator wrestling, mobile mac 'n cheese coming to NC State Fair
What's on Tap : NKOTB, other 1980s artists bring tour to Raleigh
Richard Alston Dance Company to Shutter in 2020
Progress, One Storefront at a Time
A Play’s the Same. It’s the World That’s Different.
An Italian Festival Presents Verdi on His Own Turf
In ‘Godsend,’ an Idealistic Young Woman Gets Tangled Up in Trouble in Afghanistan
Julian Schnabel and the Great Painters, Side by Side
A Battle Is Reborn On a Soundtrack as Lady Gaga Pits Pop Against Authenticity
Bill Cosby’s Legal Woes Now Shift to Civil Court
House Once Owned by John and Alice Coltrane Named National Treasure
‘Better Call Saul’ Is Great TV. Well, Part of It Is.

Political News

Trump on offense after Kavanaugh confirmation
Melania Trump's Africa visit and the message it sends from America
North Korea is ready to allow inspection of key nuclear site, Pompeo says
Clinton, Powell, Albright guest star on 'Madam Secretary'
Rosenstein to Join Trump Aboard Air Force One
George W. Bush announces wedding of his daughter
Bill and Hillary Clinton are going on tour in 2018, 2019
Trump touts Kavanaugh during Florida speech to police chiefs
Trump says he has no plans to fire Rosenstein
Meghan McCain emotionally remembers her father in first View appearance since his death
Trump calls Kavanaugh accusations a 'hoax set up by the Democrats'
Mitch McConnell says 'the country will be just fine' after polarizing Kavanaugh fight
CNN Poll: Majority oppose Kavanaugh, but his popularity grows with GOP
The images that told the story of Kavanaugh's contentious confirmation fight
Trump apologizes to Kavanaugh for sexual misconduct allegations during confirmation
Trump on Taylor Swift: 'I like Taylor's music about 25% less now'
Paul Ryan says Republican base 'definitely animated' after Supreme Court fight
UN climate change report contrasts with recent EPA policy changes
Trump Campaign Aide Requested Online Manipulation Plans From Israeli Intelligence Firm
New York Times: Top Trump campaign official requested online manipulation plans from Israeli company
How women are turning the House blue
McConnell’s Position Has Shifted on Considering Supreme Court Nominees in Election Years
Joe Manchin’s Yes on Kavanaugh Finds Sympathy in West Virginia
Jamal Khashoggi: Trump 'concerned' about missing journalist; Saudis deny involvement
Heidi Heitkamp was ready to vote 'yes' on Kavanaugh. Then she watched him with the sound off.
Stormy Daniels on Michael Cohen: 'I guess I forgive him'
Trump Seeks to Make Kavanaugh Furor a Campaign Asset, Not a Liability

Health Team

Hand sanitizer cut back on young children's sick days more than washing, study says
4 ways a shorter workweek could help you live longer
A third of UK schoolgirls are sexually harassed while wearing a uniform
Flea-borne typhus spreads across Los Angeles area
As global temperatures rise, so will mental health issues, study says
Dr. Brenda Armstrong, local activist and physician dies at 69
Statins' benefits beyond heart health aren't clear-cut, analysis says
A teacher in California is explaining the concept of consent to her third-graders with a simple chart